Month: November 2013

Jewelry trade shows & antique fairs in the U.S. 2014

Buyers Market ©photo Cathleen McCarthy

JANUARY Jan. 5 – 7, 2014: Accessories The Show, Javitz Center, NYC Jan. 18 – 21, 2014: Buyers Market of American Craft, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia PA Jan. 24 – Feb. 2, 2014: Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory, NYC Jan. 24…

Jewels by JAR: bagels to butterflies

JAR butterfly wall-TheJewelryLoupe.com

Yesterday, I was among the salivating media who swarmed the press preview of Jewels by JAR, the exhibition opening tomorrow at the Met. As I reported in last week’s post, there were no flashlights handed out, unlike the last two JAR exhibitions.…

Martin Katz: journey to the red carpet

Sharon Stone and Martin Katz

Martin Katz came to Los Angeles three decades ago, fresh out of Indiana University, thinking he’d have an adventure before returning to the Midwest to work in the family business. Nobody seemed less likely to be outfitting the world’s most…